General Glossary


Bead Cuts 

  • Briolette Cut - The cut which is equal every side of the bead 
  • Concave Cut - A machine cutting with very high brilliance 
  • Micro Faceted - A cut with a very small faceted to give the maximum brilliance 
  • Hand Cut - Regular cut which is done by hand without any tool 
  • Smooth Polish - No facets, only plain polished surface 

Weight and Quantity 

  • Beads Strands - A line of beads, which is stringed on cotton thread 
  • Beads Layout - A selection of beads which is ready to make jewelry
  • Carats - This is a value of weight and in one gram there is 5 carat  

Drill Type 

  • SD - Side Drill (Left to Right) 
  • TD - Top Drill (Top to Bottom) 
  • FD - Front Drill (Front to Back) 
  • HD - Half Drill (Approx. 3mm From Top) 
  • CD - Center Drill (Left to Right from middle) 

Quality Explain 

  • AAA - Super Fine Quality
  • AA - Very Good Quality
  • A - Good Quality 
  • B - Average Quality

**Please always read item descriptions carefully before you buy, so that you will know what exactly you will receive.

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